WordPress weekly digest 7th January to 13th January 2008

It has been a busy week again for WordPress 2.5, the changes this week were:

  • Update of the jQuery form pluginto the latest version (#5048).
  • Addition of mass select functionality to the user editing page (#5592).
  • Pass extra information to the filters in get_lastpostdate() and get_lastpostmodified() (#5292).
  • Introduction of a new interface for widget management (#5583).
  • A switch to jQuery color for fades instead of FAT (#5369).
  • Introduction of a newimage uploader (#5609).
  • Addition of the ability to re-activate all the plugins deactivated by the deactivate all button (#4176).
  • Changes to ensure that the current user information is setup before the init hook fires (#4181).
  • Introduction of “Just-In-Time” loading of the tinymce translations (#5605).
  • New interface for category addition and setting in the Write->Post page (#5618).
  • Documentation for locale.php and pluggable.php (#5621, #5509).
  • Fixes for some PHP E_NOTICE messages when WP_DEBUG is enabled (#5607).
  • Changes to ensure that post GUIDs are retained when importing from RSS (#5589).
  • Introduction of new xmlrpc functions to get a list of valid post and page statuses (#5569).
  • Addition of the abilioty to limit the depth of the tree displayed by wp_list_categories() (#2461).
  • Reversion of the change to sent the “Sender” in wp_mail() (#5273).
  • Optimisation of the SQL query used to determine what urls are awaiting pinging (#5649).

For even more information on some of the other little changes that went in this week you can read the whole weekly trac timeline.

2 thoughts on “WordPress weekly digest 7th January to 13th January 2008

  1. Just wanted to say that I absolutely love these posts, and they’re fantastic for building interest and knowledge among potential contributors — thank you! :-)

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